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so you'll know what price to name. *á with new hotel bid alerts, from priceline. hello, everyone. i'm don lemon. thank you for joining us. we begin with breaking news. president barack obama and congressional leaders are right now trying to figure out how the united states is going to keep paying its bills. in its simplest terms, the u.s.
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has maxed out all of its credit cards and can't borrow any more money. the u.s. now owes a whopping $14.3 trillion. the treasury department says the president and congress have until august 2nd, just over three weeks from now, to raise the debt ceiling or the u.s. will begin defaulting on its financial obligations. if that happens, it could have catastrophic consequences around the globe in ways that are even hard to imagine. let's get right to it now. dan lothian joins us now from the white house. dan, we know, ultimately, they need to raise the debt ceiling, but there is deep disagreement on how to get there. have they arrived and are they in there talking now? >> they have arrived here at the white house to begin that meeting and hopefully we'll get you some pictures of that very shortly. look, there's still this wide divide between republicans and democrats. republicans are saying, we know that you need to get revenue, but we don't want you to raise taxes. the democrats and the president, in particular, is saying, we
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have to get revenue somehow and wealthier americans need to pay more and, so, the president wants this grand deal of up to $4 trillion. and republicans are saying, no. let's try to deal with something much smaller. >> the ceiling has been raised and it has been raised a number of times. when republicans are in control, democrats vote against raising it. when democrats are in control, republicans vote against raising it. how much of this is a game of chicken and how much is there, is there any real bipartisan effort to resolve this crisis? >> look, some would argue that this is really about the game of chicken. we see this in washington all the time where people race towards a deadline and try to squeeze as much as they can out of the other side. but, listen, each side here is saying that they are working to get this resolved because they understand what the impact will be. you saw dooling statements yesterday from speaker boehner. he's saying despite good faith efforts define common grounds the white house sticking to raising taxes. dan pfeiffer saying that both parties have made real progress.
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he said that the president will make the case today that everyone needs to "reject the politics of least resistance and really take on this challenge." we'll see. >> that statement came into cnn here live on the air, dan. what i'm wondering from the president, he has been criticized for getting in on this issue whole heartedly at the last minute. is that going to play, have any effect and does it help that he is holding these meetings today or do you think that this has gone on too far? >> well, look, certainly, they hope that this will help. a lot more optimism a few days ago before speaker boehner essentially rejected this grander deal. the president has been criticized all along for not getting actively involved and then sort of jumping in at the last minute. the white house says, listen, just because you don't see what's happening doesn't mean that the president isn't involved. there have been a lot of phone calls going back and forth and a lot happening behind the scenes that you simply don't see. >> dan lothian, our white house correspondent standing there in front of the white house i the
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president is meeting now with congressional leaders to talk about the debt ceiling and raising it and coming to some sort of consensus on the national debt. we're going to get an update from him, stand by as we go inside. as you heard, we'll get pictures from that meeting coming up shortly here on cnn. this issue is vitally important to all of us. you may be disgusted, really, when you hear about all the politicking going on behind the scenes without your knowledge. the best political team in television lets us in in 15 minutes. the u.s. is withloelding $850 million in military aid to pakist pakistan. a major indication that the riff between the two countries is only growing. bill daley confirmed the move on "this week" program. the u.s. and pakistans are allies, but major trust issues between the two, especially after u.s. special forces found osama bin laden hiding snuggly inside pakistan. gunfire ringing out in the syrian city of.
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the government's violent crackdown continues even as it is promising to carry out dramatic reforms. the syrian regime opened what it called national dialogue talks today, but a lot of the opposition didn't show up. arwa damon is in damascus and has this report for us. >> the syrian government promoting this conference as being the initial step to create the framework to implement the president's long promise reform, which include a multi-party system. to set the country on a new path of democracy, the government says. the conference opened by the syrian vice president who interestingly acknowledged that the conference was taking place in an atmosphere that is filled with suspicion. he also admitted that without the sacrifices, the bloodshed both on the civilian and the military side, this type of a dialogue would not be taking place. still, there was harsh criticism from the few opposition voices
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inside, especially criticizing what they are calling the government's excessive use of force. >> translator: the bloodshed needs to stop. yes, there are unauthorized protests, but is it a reason to use unjustified and excessive violence against these protests? the use of all types of excessive force is unjustified. >> reporter: others said for this type of dialogue to exceed the violence against the demonstrators had to stop. it is, in fact, because of this violence that these significant and prominent opposition figures boycotted the conference. saying that if the government wants to truly prove that is genuine when it speaks about reform, the violence must end. saying that dialogue cannot even be spoken about while people continue to die on the street. arwa damon, cnn, damascus. high overhead. a historic moment today that we'll never see again. >> "atlantis" arriving.
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welcome to the international space station for the last time. >> a nasa space shuttle is now docked with the international space station for the final time. the flight of the "atlantis" represents the end of a long-time u.s. shuttle program. as shuttle missions go, this one is fairly routine. they delivered supplies and spare parts, but when it returns, it will bring back a broken pump and lots of emotional memories. >> britain's prince william and catherine got cheers and some excited screams in los angeles today. the royal newlyweds are wrapping up their whirlwind three-day visit to california mingling with hollywood's biggest stars on saturday. today was all about meeting troops and inner city kids who are striving to make their lives better. now the duke and duchess of cambridge are about to head home. max foster are at los angeles international airport and he'll join us live from there in just a few minutes on cnn. black children, better off during slavery than they are
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under president obama? does that sound outrageous to you? well, two candidates for president have actually signed a document agreeing with it. we're discussing. a student shot to death in a classroom, that's tragic enough. adding to it, a very troubled relationship between two boys, one straight and one gay. plus, the nfl lockout, close to ending? we'll ask hall of fame quarterback fran tarkington what is going on and what it will take to get the players back on the field. if you want to reach out to us on social media, get us on facebook, twitter and check out my new book it's called "transparent." available wherever books are sold. [ male announcer ] great tasting tap water can now come from any faucet anywhere. introducing the brita bottle with the filter inside.
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want you to take a look at this. unbelievable. that is a train car sitting on top of a wrecked train in northern india. at least 28 people were killed and 100 others were hurt when the passenger train jumped the tracks. it's feared the toll will go up as rescue crews search through the wreckage. the video is unbelievable. nearby residents rushed to the scene and smashed trine car windows to help get passengers out of those cars. after u.s. forces found osama bin laden hiding in pakistan back in may, many people started questioning why the u.s. gives pakistan so much money. well, now the u.s. is withholding $800 million in military aid to pakistan, a big sign that tensions are growing behind the two countries. our senior state department producer elise is covering this for us. elise, this is about one-third, one-third of the military aid the u.s. gives pakistan annually. why this move and why now? >> that's right, don.
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part pressure to get pakistan to do more. part retaliation because pakist pakistan threw out a lot of army trainers after the u.s. killed osama bin laden. it's because they threw out these trainers they can't have this aid because you really comes as a package deal. u.s. personnel on the ground. you have to play, if you want us to pay, don. >> so, elise, how serious is this riff between afghanistan and islam bad? >> it's gradually decreasing. a lot for fit for tat and what is going to happen next now that the u.s. reduced this aid. what are the pakistanis going to do? the u.s. is already very concerned that it can't trust the pakistani military and the pakistani intelligence with the information they're giving them about the milmilitants. so, a big concern right now and you'll see a lot of the u.s. going it alone, such as these drone strikes.
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>> could this backfire and limit u.s. leverage over pakistan on counterterrorism cooperation? >> it certainly could, but things are pretty bad as they are. i think the calculation by u.s. officials is like they need to send the pakistanis a message that, listen, if you want to continue having u.s. support, u.s. assistance for a threat that you've acknowledged, you have on your borders, you're going to have to work with us and we're going to have to have more of a give and take and a trusting relationship. >> senior state department producer elise, thank you. a document making the rounds among candidates for president claims black children were better off during slavery than they are under president obama. controversial? two presidential candidates have actually signed the document agreeing with it. who are they? the answer two minutes away. the, i thought those days might be over. so my doctor prescribed symbicort. it helps significantly improve my lung function, starting within 5 minutes. symbicort doesn't replace a rescue inhaler for sudden symptoms. with symbicort, today i'm breathing better,
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all right, that is president barack obama right there returning to the white house from camp david earlier today. he needed to get back because, as we speak, he is meeting with congressional leaders, arguing over, discussing the prospect of raising the country's debt ceiling. republicans that bargaining table don't exactly seem to be on the same page, as some of the republicans on the campaign trail right now. i want it bring in will kaine on this, cnn contributor and also elsy contributor to cnn.com. before we begin, i want you both to listen to this. >> nobody is not talking about not raising the debt seaiceilin. i haven't heard that said by anybody. >> i have fought against the stimulus. i will not vote to increase the debt ceiling. >> okay. she just said it. so, will, are republican
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candidates for president interfering with the message from their party's leadership on these debt negotiations? >> yeah, i guess in that sense, they are. it kind of shows michele bachmann should be considered more of a candidate now than a congresswoman. it is really easy, don, to say things from the comfortable confines of a campaign. nobody learned that easier than president obama on iraq, afghanistan and most clearly on guantanamo. governing and campaigning are a lot different. i wouldn't mind if they butted out of this. >> balkman goes over big with the tea party, but does the anti-taxes crowd really understand what would happen if the debt ceiling isn't raised? >> absolutely not. of course they don't. but, that doesn't really matter to a candidate and will is absolutely correct. when you're able to see the real numbers and talk to real people as a president, that's totally different than riding on a bus or meeting some people in iowa and saying words that will make them feel good. no, they don't fully understand. >> a lot of people when they
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vote on these things and talk about during these debt ceiling or national debt talks, they're thinking about the people back home in a sense not always what's good for them, but what's good to get them re-elected. so, here's a question. to you, lz, do you think a republican supporting the debt ceiling can be re-elections in their next term for the next term or elected as president in 2012? >> i believe, yes in both cases, if the rhetoric moves away from no compromise to a compromise that seems like they won. if they are able to, say, raise the debt ceiling by also saying we're going to have an ameantmeameanndment that you can have a balanced budget. i don't think that is going to happen, but if they're able to frame it as something that is victorious for them, then, yes, they can. >> i want to remind our viewers right now, president is meeting with congressional leaders and they're talking about the debt
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ceiling and the national debt and we'll get some pictures from this meeting, we're told, very shortly here. i want to change the subject here a little bit. i want to change the subject here just for a bit. i want to talk about the marriage pledge from the iowa conservative group that the family leader. i have the pledge right here in front of me. it is a vow to oppose gay marriage so it's not really a surprise that both michele bachmann and rick santorum signed off on it. it's a strange part of it. it says that slavery had a disastrous effect on african-american families yet sadly a child born into slavery in 1860 was more likely to be raised by his mother and father in a two-parent household than was anfrican-american baby born after the election of the first usa's first african-american
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president. b a bachman's camp didn't reference slavery at all. why was this a passage to be included to begin with? i'll begin with you, will. >> i no idea, will. i have no idea why you would include something like that. john huntsman is rising in the ranks in my mind that there are too many of these pledges. govern norquist ran out no new tax increases. huntsman said the only pledge that i'm interested in is pledge of allegiance. i'm following in that camp. >> experts say this is ridiculous because during that time you were a slave, you didn't own yourself and many people were killed and died because of it and you had to work in the fields. it is a ridiculous statement. even the person who was the author of the study that they referred to said, they're wrong. they read it wrong. what do you make of this and then them signing and then backing off saying, well, you know what, we changed our minds. >> listen. these people are crazy. they're going to cut to the
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chase. they're crazy and just illustrates just how far these candidates are willing to go to try to pander to what they consider to be their base. you know, that pledge says even more things like banning pornography and pledging to always be with your wife or your husband forever and ever. if you have to sign something like that, to get votes, i don't see you as a serious candidate. >> will, you are laughing, i don't see that you were taking any offense to anything he said. he basically said, those people are crazy. >> no, i mean, i'm not far away from lz on this. i mean, the truth is, if we forced congress, all members of congress to sign that pledge, we'd be booting a lot of these guys. we learned a lot about that in the last month, haven't we. >> will cain, that will be the last word. lz, appreciate it. gunfire inside a high school. a student shot point blank in the head and killed. attorneys for the shooters admit he did it, but why and was it a
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lawrence king, the 15-year-old student who was gunned down by a classmate because he was openly gay. king's murder shocked the southern california community. >> it's inconceivable that anybody could be that angry at a kid that was that nice. >> reporter: he's remembered as friendly and outgoing, but fellow students say he became the subject of taunts and bullying in school after speaking out about his sexual orientation and wearing makeup, lipstick and jewelry to school. >> that was a very small part of larry and just one facet of his life. >> reporter: but the situation apparently escalated. and on february 12th, 14-year-old brandon mcinernie shot king in the head in the school's computer lab. >> it was larry? it was? >> reporter: he was arrested a few blocks away from campus a few minutes later. king was pronounced dead at a local hospital, his body was kept alive so his organs could be donated. at the school where he allegedly
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shot king, some parents say it's time to teach more tolerance in california classrooms. >> it's sad, but it's not just this district, it's every district. something really has to be implemented. >> reporter: for cnn, vince gonzalez in los angeles. >> you know, at first it looked like a simple hate crime, but as stuntsz and teachers testified that trial last week, a much more complicated picture began to emerge. we talked about this case with jeff gardier with the "ventura county star." the biggest thing that came out so far the day before when things came to a head. larry would cast these sort of gazes and make of it qwhat you will. many students would say that larry would push his sexuality on people who were uncomfortable with it. he would give a little back to
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them. in the rumors flying around school the day before the shooting was that larry sat in a crowded classroom to brandon. i love you, baby. there was another rumor that he asked him to be his valentine and another rumor that he was blowing kisses to brandon, as well. >> it's very sad that we look at larry's behavior and say that he's the one being antagonistic. of course, i wasn't there, but i can only imagine that being gay described himself as gay, that he was probably harassed so many times and this was his way of fighting back the best way that he can. >> what we know about brandon, who is the alleged killer is that he came from a very difficult background. there was alcohol, there was domestic violence, as he was greing gr growing up. this was already a young man at risk. there are some rumors and this may come out in court that there may have been some sort of influence by white supremacy person or group and some of the things that this young man read. he was a very angry, angry young
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man p. this should not have happened. more attention should have been given to him and what his psychological issues were. >> do you know, do you know where he might have gotten a gun and also we're hearing that he may have told other students that he was going to do this. if so, is that premeditated? >> he got the gun from either his home or his grandfather's home. he said the defense said all along that brandon did this and he came from a home where drugs and violence and guns were a common and commonplace and student testified earlier in the week that student testified that he had said to them, i could shoot anybody any time i want to because it's easy for me to get guns and the day before he told his friend that he told him he was going to bring a gun to school the next day. >> he could spend the rest of his life in prison, if convicted. your headlines are coming up next. also, prince william and his
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in the headlines right now. take a look at that. live pictures of the white house where high stakes negotiations are under way over raising the amount of money the federal government is allowed to borrow. republican congressional leaders want deep spending cuts before they will agree to raise the debt ceiling. the president democrats say some tax increases are necessary as part of any plan to cut the deficit, but so far, both sides are still so far apart. they have until august 2nd to work out an agreement. we'll follow that story throughout the evening here on cnn. further proof of the deteriorate relationship between the u.s. and pakistan. withholding military aid to that country. bill daley confirmed the move on abc's "this week." the u.s. and pakistan are allies but major trust issues between the two, especially after the u.s. forces found osama bin laden hiding inside pakistan.
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syria's government is promising a transition to a multi-party democracy. the regime opened what it called national dialogue talks in damascus today. anti-government protesters in the opposition are skeptical after months of violent clashes. summoned the french ambassadors and accused them of interference. a nasa space shuttle is now docked for the final time. "atlantis" is delivering supplies and spare parts that will return to earth in two weeks marking the end of nasa's shuttle program. it is summertime and it is supposed to be hot, but this sizzling weather is getting to dangerous levels right now. jacqui jeras joins us to show us just how intense this heat is and it is, a lot of people are talk about it online. it's amazing. >> affecting so many people and the worst focused into the nation's midsection and it really is dangerous.
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people are getting sick and a few heat-related fatalities in the last week. a number of records broken today. wichita, kansas, 111, joplin, missouri, imagine, they're still cleaning up from the tornadoes and it's been 106 there today. oklahoma city 105, springfield 102. let's show you a couple tower cams. two of the cities, i guess we have all three of them. three cities dealing with the worst of the heat. oklahoma city on your top left, 105. this is the 12th consecutive day with triple-digit temperatures. heat advisories in effect through saturday. can i say, i've never seen that. i have seen heat advisories in effect for two or three days, never for an entire week. memphis, 105 right now. you can see the view of beal street and st. louis, missouri. a beautiful shot of the arch but the heat, the temperature that your body is feeling there, 111. all right, let's look at how much of the country this is including from des moines, iowa, stretching down towards
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shreveport and that's whennium we're approaching the 115, 110 degree range. this will stick out and peak out by tomorrow. look at minneapolis. even minneapolis feeling like 97 right now. the west coast the only place that you're having much of a respite. these are the temperatures we're expecting on your thermometer tomorrow. when you add in the humidity, this is what it is going to feel like. 107 in kansas city and 100 in chicago and check out memphis at 111 degrees. we had that quiz for you before the break, if you saw it, what's the number one weather-related phenomenon that causes deaths? well, guess what. last year, 2010, it was heat. 138 people died in the u.s. last year due to heat-related illnesses. the ten-year average, if you look at the yellow bars. you can see they're just behind hurricanes that's because in the last ten years, we had very active hurricane seasons. it is something that you need to take seriously. you need to check on your
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neighbors and check on your pets and make sure everybody is doing okay. don't exert yourself. take breaks if you're working outside and don't go for a run at 4:00 in the afternoon, yeah, don lemon, i'm talking to you. >> can i stop you real quick. you would think the way that we cover natural disasters that more deaths would happen, but it's heat. so your advice is important when you say, be careful, don't exert yourself. more people die from heat than anything else. >> you really have to hydrate yourself and take those breaks. a lot of cooling centers have been opened. eight of them in the kansas city area. there was a big run in milwaukee this morning and, unfortunately, people there were collapsing in the heat there. we also have thunderstorms and, you know, sometimes thunderstorms provide some relief from this heat, but, unfortunately, they bring downpours which releases more humidity and add am sainsult to injury. we have reports of a funnel cloud in the dakotas. this is in sergeant county, north dakota. nasty weather across parts of the midwest. >> oh, boy, a lot there.
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thank you, jacqui. appreciate it. britain's prince william and his wife, catherine, took canada and california by storm. now the newlyweds are heading home, but the trip made them more of a global sensation, i should say. cnn's royal correspondent max foster has been a busy man traveling along with them. he has been following every move the duke and duchess. so, he joins us now from los angeles. all right, give us the latest now. >> i'm exhausted. i need a rest after all of this. the duke and duchess on their way to the airport and travel back to london. people surprised they travlt by scheduled flight. theres a great reaction to them from the war veterans and the organizer pointed out to me that, actually, this is the most famous military officer in the world. a lot of the former officers here really related to him and william played to that, actually, in his speech.
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>> this is the last event on our tour of north america, but, in my mind, one of the seriously most important. this is because it is about men and women who of their own free will choose to put their life on the line for their country. they are the front line of a remarkable relationship between the united kingdom, the united states and canada, which has safe guarded our freedoms for a century. >> well, there you go. then they went back around the enormous flag you see behind me. some suggested made for the occasion. they went around the back and packed some boxes. these are kids whose parents are going away to war and it's to help them understand the fact that they are going away. so, a teddy bear that has been patched up so they can understand wounds and injuries and some dvds to help them understand the absence of their parents. that was very successful. a bit earlier on today they went down to skid row, which you
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know, very deprived area here. they got involved in an art class. you saw the duchess painting some ceramics down there. today was a different tone than yesterday, which was all that glamour we were talking about yesterday. >> very nice. you know, this has really been a whirlwind tour we're watching last night and we saw them arriving in their formal wear, they're on the red carpet. tell us about that. >> yeah. it was a big event in the end, but you had some a-listers there. barbra streisand. when the duchess arrived everyone was desperate to see what she was going to wear. i don't think she disappointed. she was wearing the queen's earrings and she went inside and hobnobbed with a few of the stars. a very successful evening there we're told raising awareness of british talent. you had some quite star struck
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young british talent meeting the likes of tom hanks, barbra streisand and a great evening for them and a very glamorous evening for the photographers. >> all right, max foster, our royal correspondent. one of the better gigs in the business. thank you, sir, we appreciate all of your hard work. hey, listen, we have breaking news that we have been telling you about. the president was meeting with congressional leaders to talk about the federal deficit and the debt ceiling. let's take a look inside now. >> all right, guys. >> thank you very much, everybody. >> thank you. >> thanks for coming, you guys. thank you. >> see, the president sitting there next to the house speaker, john boehner, and when he was asked, can you work it out in ten days? he said, we need to. you also see minority leader nancy pelosi sitting there.
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meeting with congressional leaders hoping to craft a deficit reduction deal and it appeared last night to stall those talks hit a wall last night when the house speaker and the president released opposing statements. president saying we need to work on this. the house speaker saying, hey, listen, the president won't budge and that is not going to work for us. so, perhaps we should pair this down, all of it. what the president wants and what we think we're going to get here. developing story that we'll continue to follow here on cnn. when they get out of those talks, you know they'll come to the microphones and we'll have that for you. when we decided to talk about the nfl lockout today, we debated who should join us. what about an nfl star himself? maybe a hall of famer. legendary quarterback fran is here. we're seeing if he has any inside information about when, not if, but when the nfl could be back on the field. rear we're back after a quick time-out. [ grunts ]
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well, this is it. that's why there was time taken. >> that was thursday night at ranger stadium in arlington, texas. shannon stone trying to catch a baseball thrown into the stands by a player. stone plunged to his death, 20 feet below. his 6-year-old son, cooper, witnessing the entire thing. joining us now nfl hall of fame
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quarterback fran tarkenton founder of the website onemorecustomer.com. he's here to talk about that and the nfl lockout. fran, you're a dad. this poor man in texas. he went and bought a glove, drove hours with his son. he wanted to spend some quality time for america's pastime with his son. he was going for that ball because he wanted it for his boy, which every dad and every son can relate to that. and so many people going to parks. you spent more than half your life in stadiums. is there anything that we can do about this? >> really not. >> no changes. >> i don't think so. but the whole tragedy, we all saw it. and we feel it because we've been to games with our fathers. we've been to games with our sons and this is a fireman, a working guy who does physical work and he's comfortable and all of a sudden it's gone. it's life is so fragile. and here we see this wasn't supposed to happen.
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>> but, let me tell you, i went out with a couple buddies and had a couple beers and everybody was talking about it. every single person has a story of tripping at a stadium or almost falling and you know what people do at stadiums. they drink beer and serve alcohol. you don't think any changes, especially there is not going to be a lawsuit or something. you don't think or stadium officials look at this? >> i think we could put up warning signs and maybe put the rails rails little higher but everybody that goes to a game now are going to think about this and that, itself, will be a deterrent and hopefully never happen again because it is the worst kind of tragedy. >> and i see you tearing up thinking about it. it's awful. fran, thank you for talking about that. now, the nfl lockout where the players are doing some interesting moonlighting. i want you to listen to this. >> looking for a place to play. >> any time, you know you're always welcomed here. >> ray lewis?
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are you a ghost? >> i walked two miles through a cornfield. let's play some football. >> this corn is my house now. >> there may be a need for a field of dreams this nfl seize fn they don't get their acts together. listen, are they close to a deal and an agreement soon? >> yes, they are. it's going to happen this week and, you know, it's great drama, it's great -- the nfl is all theater now. the they wait to the last half of the ninth inning with two outs and they'll get it done this week. we'll have an exhibition season and they'll have the hall of fame game the first week of august and it will be all good. >> those guys are going to be out of shape and -- >> well, these guys work out pretty hard year round. so, they will be -- >> not as hard as they do when they're training, don't you think? >> no. >> when we talked last march i remember you sitting there and
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you were in your office and video urging both sides to settle here. what do you think the hold up has been? both sides to blame here? >> what we talked about, get the lawyers out of the room. for the last three weeks players talking to owners and owners talking to players and the two leaders of the nfl, the labor association have been talking. they're all talking without lawyers in the room and that's what it took to get this thing settled. it will get settled and i hope they give is the veterans a little bit of money because the veterans need the money. you know, i played, my first salary is $12,500. i'm okay. but the veterans are not okay. >> the old timers like you, are your voices being heard that bargaining table? >> i think so. they are trying to include something for the veteran players who, really, most of them, are broke. wree ha we have people with dementia and alzheimer's which is proven by playing football and i hope we
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get some help for the guys that are my peers. $9.3 billion. just throw us a few coins. >> thank you, sir. >> thanks, don. >> i want to tell the audience what a great guy you are. we spent an hour on the phone one day and you lifted my spirits and you're an amazing guy. thank you, sir. we're following a developing story for you. a cruise ship sinks and the death toll still climbing. every time we use our card...s i'll take these two... ...no matter what we're buying. ...and all of those. and since double miles add up fast, we can bring the whole gang! it's hard to beat double miles! whoa dude. [ male announcer ] get the venture card from capital one and earn double miles on every purchase, every day. go to capitalone.com. what's in your wallet?
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there could be an obituary of the news of the world, this would be the pro fifile of the staff of the paper walked out together after preparing the final edition. today is the last time anyone were cold the current edition in hand, close by the phone hacking by reporters and editors. we go globe trekking. we heard cheers but the final paper, the days have not been peaceful? >> true. an ongoing scandal, don. we're see this play out in weeks to come. 5 million copies printed and across london a lot of the newsstands were sold out of the paper. the question is, right now, what's going to happen to rupert murdoch? he made an appearance at news international, the parent company of news of the world. briefly cameras caught him
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driving in with his suv there, but the question is, is this going 20 have is a trickle it down effect on his other media companies, and the big thing i want to point out here is that, you know, the main point of contention, it's one thing if you go after celebrity, political figure, public persona, but the thing is -- if you're going after your viewers, your readers, that's a whole other ball game. you know? that's what was the tipping point for a lot of this. >> the prime minister is really upset about its operations. we'll see. because i was told by someone who has legal knowledge that this is going to be a huge deal playing out. >> absolutely. not over yet. >> moving on talking about another story. a cruise ship in russia, sinks. one person dead. 88 missing? and 88 missing or 84 dead? how many are dead here? >> this is the thing. you have this double-decker cruise ship. okay? literally sinks in the middle of the river. a huge cruise ship that sinks.
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182 passengers. 88 people are still missing. rescue says some of these guys were swimming, swimming to nearby islands. swimming to get to nearby islands. two miles. divers were sent to the scene. helicopters on the scene. an ongoing search and rescue effort, and still the clues are unfolding as the days go by. the hours go by, i should say, and we go into next week as well. images you can see of rescue personnel on the scene of the accident, and this is about 450 miles east of moscow. >> yeah. >> where this happened. >> wish them luck. quickly, a new question, a treasure found in a temple in india. can you update us quick? >> with this treasure, it unfolded this week, and they weren't allowed to open the volt. the india supreme court, we're not going to open this vault. created a big controversy.
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whether or not they change their mind and move forward? who knows. as of right now, it's closed. >> closed case. thank you very much. do you know build your own deck, make your own clothes, what about cut your own album? ♪ i am cold on feeling in awe you should thank god ♪ >> musicians trying to make it big and doing it themselves by going straight to the backers who matter most. their fans. we'll explain, just after a break. i remember the days before copd. my son and i never missed opening day.
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♪ so last year we introduced you to youtube star and right now in the final hour of a pledge drive. and not for public television, but for her personal label. she is recording an album and instead of going into dote make it she's gone to her fans for the money. cnn's tina kim shoppes us how. >> reporter: through music she borrowed or songs all her own. ♪ well i thought that i forgot about our deal ♪ >> reporter: julia's voice and homemade videos attracted more than 200,000 followers on youtube. ♪ oh are on separate sides of the state ♪ >> reporter: now some are not just enjoying their music, they're investing in it. >> yeah, yeah. it kind of -- flabbergasted me.
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the first day with, like, 24 hours i made $14,000. hello. i'm julie. >> reporter: she's using the website kickstarter to raise thes 15ds,000 she needs to cut her fourth album. the alternative -- >> borrowing money from my mom. >> reporter: through kickstarter fans make pledges. $10 gets her new album. more than that nets the new album plus past cds, a t-shirt up to a house concert for $2,500. she bring herself music dt: direct to consumer r50iding the 21st century wave of diyi. think there's is a whole do it yourself nation that's uprising right now. most of my friends are musicians, and all of them are doing it themselves. >> reporter: so far she's raised more than $50,000. more than